The Barnes County Veterans Service Office in cooperation with the North Dakota Department of Fish and game has announced the 2017 Camp Grafton Disabled Veteran Hunt for Veterans that are 50% or greater disabled. The Disabled Veteran Hunt will take place on Monday, November 13 and Tuesday, November 14 at Camp Grafton, ND. Applications are due by August 31. Please stop by a County Veterans Service Office for an application.
There is a Vietnam Veterans and Family Picnic on August 26th from Noon to 5pm held at the Riverside Park in Grand Forks. Vietnam Veterans Lapel Pins will be presented as well as other items. Hamburgers, hotdogs, brats, chips, soft drinks, and water will be served. The picnic is being organized by Prairie Grass Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, and the University of North Dakota Army ROTC. For more information, contact Peggy Vanyo at 701-772-4672 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Fargo VA Medical Center, 2101 Elm St., will host a veteran orientation class from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30. The free orientation is open to all veterans. Veterans are also encouraged to bring a guest to the orientation, such as a fellow veteran or family member. The orientation will take place in the medical center’s third floor auditorium. During the orientation, attendees will receive information on health benefits, resources and care available within the Fargo VA Health Care System. Optional tours of the medical center will be available before the orientation. Arrive before the orientation at 2 p.m. to receive a tour of the facility; staff members will be waiting to meet attendees at the main entrance. For more information, call the Fargo VA’s Public Affairs Office at (701) 239-3724.